Tag: Beto O’Rourke

Beto Backtracks on Border Wall: ‘Physical Barrier’ Needed in ‘Some Places’

Less than a week after calling for the border wall on the U.S.-Mexico border in El Paso, Texas, to be taken down, former Rep. Robert Francis “Beto” O’Rourke (D-TX) backtracked on Tuesday, saying he believes “there is a role for physical barriers in some places” along the U.S-Mexico border. “I think there are in some […]

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Beto: ‘Racism’ and ‘Hatred’ Define Trump Presidency

Former Rep. Robert Francis “Beto” O’Rourke (D-TX) said on Friday evening in Wisconsin that “hatred” and “racism” have defined Donald Trump’s presidency. Speaking to political science students at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, O’Rourke told the Badgers that President Trump came to the border in El Paso, Texas, this week to “stoke the anxiety and the […]

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Democrat Presidential Hopefuls on Border: ‘Trump Is the Real National Emergency’

Nine Democrat presidential hopefuls took to Twitter to express opposition to securing the southern U.S. border with Mexico through the declaration of a national emergency, ranging from claiming climate change is a greater threat than illegal immigration to saying President Trump is the real problem. After signing the so-called compromise border funding bill, Trump announced […]

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Beto O’Rourke: Tear Down Existing Border Wall

Former Rep. Robert Francis “Beto” O’Rourke (D-TX), the failed 2018 Senate Democrat nominee in Texas, said in an interview with MSNBC’s Chris Hayes at the border that he would tear down existing border wall along the U.S. border with Mexico. Democrat Beto O’Rourke says he wants to knock down the existing border barriers on the […]

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Extremism, Scandals Rip Apart Democrat Party: Radicalism, Racism, Anti-Semitism, Sexism, Socialism Threaten Left’s Return to Power

It took them a little more than a month. Since Democrats took control of the U.S. House of Representatives, and Democrat Speaker Nancy Pelosi reclaimed the gavel for the first time in nearly a decade, the Democrat Party has been riding high. President Donald Trump lost the first round of the battle with Democrats over […]

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Beto O’Rourke ‘Really Excited’ About Green New Deal

Failed Texas Senate candidate Beto O’Rourke praised the Green New Deal on Monday, despite the widespread mockery of the socialist proposal from Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez. “I’m really excited about the leadership there to meet our commitment to the generations that follow,” O’Rourke told BuzzFeed. “It is the best proposal that I’ve seen to ensure that […]

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Robert Francis ‘Beto’ O’Rourke: El Paso Is ‘Safe Not Because of Walls, But in Spite of Walls’

Failed Senate Candidate Robert Francis “Beto” O’Rourke headlined a protest Monday night across the street from President Trump’s rally in El Paso, Texas, where he claimed that El Paso was one of the safest cities in America “in spite of walls.” El Paso is “one of the safest cities in the United States of America. Safe […]

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President Donald Trump Taunts Beto O’Rourke, Counter Rally: ‘He Lost’

President Donald Trump shot down a challenge from failed 2018 Senate candidate and 2020 hopeful Beto O’Rourke during his El Paso, Texas, rally – which far outnumbered O’Rourke’s. Trump said 69,000 people signed up for his Monday night rally, less than a mile from the U.S.-Mexico border. O’Rourke is holding a counter-rally to Trump’s Monday […]

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Donald Trump Jr. Mocks Beto O’Rourke and Socialist Green New Deal in Texas

Donald Trump Jr. surprised his father’s supporters at a rally in El Paso, Texas, on Monday by taking the stage and mocking Beto O’Rourke and Democratic socialists in a fiery speech. “I’d have been more impressed if he had the guts to rally on the Juarez side, on the other side of the wall,” Trump […]

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***Live Updates*** Trump Holds Texas Rally at Border; Beto Headlines Anti-Wall Protest

President Donald Trump will hold a campaign rally in El Paso, Texas, at the U.S. Mexico border, on Monday evening as former Rep. Robert Francis “Beto” O’Rourke (D-TX), the failed Senate candidate and potential 2020 presidential challenger, headlines an anti-wall counter protest across the street. Stay tuned to Breitbart News for live updates of the […]

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Trump Mocks Francis ‘Beto’ O’Rourke’s ‘Tiny Little Line’ of Supporters in El Paso

President Donald Trump ridiculed potential presidential opponent Beto O’Rourke on Monday for having fewer supporters lining up to see him in El Paso. The president is hosting a rally Monday night with supporters in the border city of El Paso to promote the fight to provide more physical barriers on the Southern border. “We have […]

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Beto O’Rourke Hosting Counter-Trump Rally in El Paso Against ‘Racist’ Walls

Failed Senate candidate Beto O’Rourke will rally Monday against President Donald Trump in El Paso, Texas. O’Rourke is joining the “March for Truth” campaign sponsored by several leftist groups protesting the wall and Trump’s political rally also scheduled for El Paso, Texas on Monday. More than 60 local musicians plan to also join the event. […]

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Trump Heads to El Paso amid Stalled Wall Negotiations, Texas Lawmakers Propose State Wall Funding

Two Texas statehouse members will soon introduce legislation funding President Donald Trump’s planned border wall along the U.S. border with Mexico — specifically the Texas border — Breitbart News has learned. State Reps. Kyle Biedermann and Briscoe Cain intend to introduce legislation soon that would fund $2.5 billion of wall construction along the Texas border […]

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Kamala Harris, Other 2020 Democrat Contenders Back ‘Green New Deal’

Sen. Kamala Harris (D-CA) co-sponsored the “Green New Deal” legislation introduced by Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY) on Thursday, even though the plan had already been widely mocked. I’m proud to co-sponsor @AOC and @EdMarkey‘s Green New Deal. We must aggressively tackle climate change which poses an existential threat to our nation. — Kamala Harris (@KamalaHarris) […]

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Identity Politics and Class Warfare Define Julian Castro 2020 Campaign

Perhaps it was fitting that in the moments that Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam first came under fire late last week for a yearbook photograph portraying two men in racially insensitive manners–one in blackface, the other donning Ku Klux Klan robes–former Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Secretary Julian Castro was the first 2020 Democrat hopeful to […]

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We Thought Beto O’Rourke Was Cool Until We Found Out He Voted for Anti-Black Lives Matter Legislation

Photo: Chip Somodevilla (Getty Images) During the 2018 midterm elections, Robert Francis “Beto” O’Rourke quickly became a favorite even among those who couldn’t legally vote for him in his Senate race because they didn’t live in the state of Texas. The former representative of Texas’s 16th Congressional District did everything […]

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Beto O’Rourke: Border Already ‘Fully Secured,’ Building Wall ‘Will Ensure Death’

Former Congressman and potential 2020 Democratic nominee Beto O’Rourke falsely claimed that the United States border with Mexico is “already fully secured,” and that constructing a wall to stop illegal immigration “will ensure death” of innocent civilians.  In an extensive interview with The Washington Post, the 46-year-old reportedly expressed his belief that the “border is already fully secured […]

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Beto O’Rourke Supports ‘Concept’ of ‘Green New Deal’

Beto O’Rourke supports the “concept” of a Green New Deal, a proposed economic stimulus program designed to transition the U.S. from fossil fuels to 100 percent renewable energy within a decade, joining other potential 2020 presidential candidates in backing the initiative. Chris Evans, a spokesman for O’Rourke, told HuffPost Friday that the former Texas congressman is “supportive of the […]

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2020: Slate’s Bouie: Tougher for White Dems to Beat ‘Racist’ Trump

Slate’s Jamelle Bouie argues that it could be tougher for white Democrats to defeat President Donald Trump in 2020 because white Democrats will have to move further to the left on racial issues to show solidarity with Democrats of color. By doing so, white Democrats could turn off crucial blue-collar white swing voters in the […]

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Jerry Brown on 2020: ‘What’s Wrong with White Men?’… ‘Will Be ‘Running Things for Quite a Bit of Time’

When asked about his thoughts on the 2020 field, outgoing California Governor Jerry Brown (D) recently told the Associated Press that white men will “probably be running things for quite a bit of time” and wondered, “What’s wrong with white men?” The Associated Press asked Brown, who recently told NPR that national Democrats are becoming […]

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Vanity Fair: Joe Biden Upset by Obama’s Attention to Beto O’Rourke

Vanity Fair said, “Obamaworld insiders describe the former vice president as upset” with Obama’s attention to other Democrat contenders for 2020. “This is unequivocally false. Period,” Biden spokesman Bill Russo told the magazine. When asked how he does feel, Russo declined to comment further. It might sound a bit thin, but that is because it is […]

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